23 December 1914 : Albert Henry Reed Townsend

23 December 1914 : Albert Henry Reed Townsend

23 Dec 1914

Albert was working at the age of 12, his mother a widow, Albert gave up making leather goods to join the army in 1911. …

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24 December 1914 : Flt Sub-Lieut Bernard Osbourne Ffield

24 December 1914 : Flt Sub-Lieut Bernard Osbourne Ffield

23 Dec 1914

Bernard was educated at Wimbledon College. An engineering student at the outbreak of war, he was gazetted as a Sub-Lieut…

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24 December 1914: 2nd Lieut Herbert Ronald Farrar

24 December 1914: 2nd Lieut Herbert Ronald Farrar

24 Dec 1914

The son of the Rev. Herbert William Farrar, clergyman and Florence M Farrar Herbert was baptised 14 August 1887, St.Hild…

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25 December 1914 : Pte Lewis Rhymes

25 December 1914 : Pte Lewis Rhymes

25 Dec 1914

Lewis was working as an agricultural labourer at the time of his initial enlistment. He joined the army in July 1904 and…

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26 December 1914 : Capt Malcolm Arthur Russell Bell F.F., I.A.

26 December 1914 : Capt Malcolm Arthur Russell Bell F.F., I.A.

26 Dec 1914

Eldest son of the late Mr Russell Bell (died 1904), advocate, sheriff-substitute of Stirlingshire, and the late Mrs Sabi…

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6 January 1915: Gerald Adair Seckham

6 January 1915: Gerald Adair Seckham

06 Jan 1915

Gerald Seckham was gazetted 2/Lt in February 1912 and was promoted to lieutenant in South Africa in November of the same…

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16 January 1915: Pt Arthur Kemp

16 January 1915: Pt Arthur Kemp

16 Jan 1915

Arthur was the eldest son of former Sergeant Harry Kemp (a wood sawyer on the Whilligh Estate and mother Kate (née Patey…

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18 January 1915: Pte Ernest Stuart Markillie

18 January 1915: Pte Ernest Stuart Markillie

18 Jan 1915

The third child of six of the John Adam Markillie, Mayor of Camberwell in 1908 and an advertising contractor and of Juli…

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22 January 1915: Pte Percy Gernon Boyd

22 January 1915: Pte Percy Gernon Boyd

22 Jan 1915

Parents Samuel Boyd (a book keeper for a shopping company in 1891, later an accountant) and Emma Boyd (nee Ker). In 1891…

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26 January 1915: Pte Simeon Sharratt

26 January 1915: Pte Simeon Sharratt

26 Jan 1915

Son of Simeon (felt hat maker) and Elizabeth Ann Sharratt of 1 High Fields Road, Hinckley, Leicestershire. One of 6 chil…

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29 January 1915: 2/Lt Sidney Alfred Nathaniel Shafto Barthropp

29 January 1915: 2/Lt Sidney Alfred Nathaniel Shafto Barthropp

29 Jan 1915

Only son of Major Alfred Barthropp (stockbroker) of Newport House, House and Ellen Barthropp (nee Wentworth) daughter of…

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30 January 1915: Pvt Alexander Whitelaw

30 January 1915: Pvt Alexander Whitelaw

30 Jan 1915

Son of Alexander Whitelaw (Foreman Carpenter with Messrs Currie & Co, of Leith, Shop Owners) and Agnes Whitelaw (nee…

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